Drive By with Colm Hayes

    Monday - Friday, 4.30 - 7pm


    Tuesday 21st April

    Driveby - Jessie Jane McParland From BGT

    Colm & Al were chatting to the amazing Jessie Jane McParland (AKA JJ GOLDEN DRAGON) who wowed all four judges in Saturday night's episode of Britain's Got Talent!

    Thursday 16th April


    Colm and Al decided to help Failte Ireland with their ‘Staycation’ drive by devising some festivals for the lesser known towns in Ireland – Donkey Festival in Bray anyone? South Park Convention in KilKenny? Slasher Movie Festival in Gorey??

    Ger Eaton

    Today on the show Colm & Al spoke to Ger Eaton. His groovy 70s themed gaff features on 'Home of the Year' on RTE One tonight.

    Wednesday 15th April


    Al feels there’s a touch of Richard Branson about him so he’s come up with some ideas to save himself a fortune on dry cleaning his suits. Colm gives it the ‘Trump or Dump’ rating.

    Shayne Ward

    We're talking to Shayne Ward next on Driveby about his new album & his HMV signings this weekend.

    Tuesday 14th April

    Sile Seoige

    Colm & Al spoke to Sile Seoige about her role as Surfia in I, Keano. It runs until May 2nd in the Olympia Theatre. For ticket information check out

    Monday 13th April

    Brendan McCahey

    2fm wildcard & winner of the Voice of Ireland 2014 - Brendan McCahey was in studio talking about his amazing year and singing his new single 'Safe and Well' live!

    Friday 10th April

    Karl Spain

    With Al away in Vicar Street, we recruited his ‘joke writer’ Comedian Karl Spain to bring the laughs, and talk a bit about what he’s been up to recently.


    Thanks to we are giving away His & Hers monogrammed slippers to a bride to be! This week Colm spoke to Carol Murphy who was en route to Galway for her hen.

    Thursday 9th April

    Nadia Forde

    Nadia Forde dropped in to studio to talk about her new TV series 'Nadia: Chasing the Dream' starting tomorrow night, April 10th, on 3e.

    Wednesday 8th April

    Jane McGrath (aka Garda Sharon Cleere)

    Jane McGrath, who plays Garda Sharon Cleere in TV3's Red Rock, popped into studio to talk to Colm & Al about her latest storyline!

    Tuesday 7th April

    Totally Wired

    Colm spoke to Lorcan and Emmet from Totally Wired, ahead of their gig tonight supporting Al Porter’s Work Night Out!

    David Rawle (aka Martin Moone)

    Colm & Al spoke to David Rawle (aka Martin Moone) following the season finale of Moone Boy on Monday Night

    Thursday 2nd April


    Ryan from Hometown was on chatting to Colm about reaching number 1 in the charts with their single 'Cry for Help'.

    Thursday 26th March

    Driveby - Cheetah Platt

    Cheetah and his wife are currently doing a world trip where they are getting married 38 times, in 12 countries over 83 days

    Wednesday 25th March

    Driveby - Aoife Walsh

    We spoke to former Miss Ireland Aoife Walsh about her reaction to model Edie Campbell's dad saying her education was a waste of money!

    Driveby - Louis Walsh

    Lous Walsh's reaction to Zayne Malik leaving One Direction

    Thursday 19th March

    Driveby - Zayn quits One Direction Tour!

    Zayn Malik quit the One Direction Tour today due to stress. Colm & Al spoke to Lottie Ryan to get the full story.

    Wednesday 18th March

    Driveby - Stephanie Roche

    Stephanie Roche talks to Colm and Al about being in the White House for St. Patrick’s Day, and what it’s like playing for Houston Dash!

    Monday 16th March

    Driveby - The Lazy Chef on things to hunt down and devour this St Patrick’s Day

    The Lazy Chef, Simon Lamont was on chatting to Colm and Al about some good old fashioned Irish cuisine.

    Thursday 12th March

    Driveby - Larry Gogan joined us in studio to talk about his old friend & Colleague Tony Fenton

    2FM's Larry Gogan joined us in studio today to talk about his old friend and colleague Tony Fenton who passed away today.

    Wednesday 11th March

    Driveby - Actor Ian Lloyd Anderson Interview

    We spoke to Ian Lloyd Anderson (Deano in Love/Hate) about his upcoming role in ‘The Field’ and his wedding which is bang in the middle of rehearsals!

    Tuesday 10th March

    Driveby: Jeremy Clarkson Suspended From Top Gear

    We spoke to Michael Sheridan, Motoring Correspondent RTE Guide about Jeremy Clarkson who was suspended from BBC’s Top Gear following ‘Fracas’ with producer

    Monday 9th March

    Driveby - Horse or Band Quiz

    Colm & Al go head to head in our latest quiz Horse or Band...

    Wednesday 4th March

    Driveby - Maniac 2000 15 Years Ago today!

    Spoke to Mark McCabe the man behind Maniac 2000!

    Driveby - Interview with Melvin Benn, Director of Festival Republic

    More acts announced today for Electric Picnic 2015 so we spoke to Festival Republic director Melvin Benn

    Tuesday 3rd March

    Driveby - Little Hours

    John & Ryan from Little Hours were live in studio. They are nominated for Best Song 'It's Still Love' at upcoming The Meteor Awards

    Monday 2nd March

    Driveby - Aoife Duffin who plays Trisha in Moone Boy

    Ahead of Series 3 of Moone Boy airing tonight we caught up with Aoife Duffin who plays Trisha Moone

    Driveby - What do you remember from the 90's?

    Moonboy Monday - Just a little bit of nostalgia from the 90's!

    Tuesday 24th February

    Driveby: Claire Garvey Deseigner

    Colm spoke to Claire Garvey, who designed two jackets worn by Nile Rogers at the Oscars!

    Monday 23rd February

    Driveby: Getting to know Zita Philpot

    Colm & Al got to know Zita from AA Roadwatch a little more in 5 questions!

    Driveby: Getting to Know Noel Byrne

    AA Roadwatch were live in studio today so Colm & Al got to know Noel a little more in 5 questions!

    Driveby: Rob Smith- Boca Juniors

    We chatted to musician & DJ Rob Smith who recently got recognition over in Argentina for his song about Boca Juniors, he's been invited over as a guest so he's looking forward to the trip in May!

    Friday 20th February

    Driveby: Vogue Williams

    Vogue Williams spoke to Colm & Al about her latest TV project, Mission Survive with Bear Grills.

    Wednesday 18th February

    Driveby - Pat McDonnell 'Frank' in Moone Boy

    New series of Moone Boy returning to our screens on March 2nd! Spoke to Pat McDonnell who plays Frank

    Friday 13th February

    Driveby: Paul Howard interview on Breaking Dad

    Ross O'Carroll-Kelly's Breaking Dad makes an anticipated return to The Gaiety Theatre for two weeks and has received its Cork debut at the Cork Opera House. Colm & Al chatted to Paul Howard about it and his plans for the year ahead

    Thursday 12th February

    Then Comes Marriage

    Angela Heaney and Jonathan Hazlett were on to talk about their experience on the RTE 2 programme 'Then Comes Marriage'

    Taragh Loughrey Grant Review 50 Shades Of Grey

    Straight in from the Press Screening, Taragh Loughrey Grant reviews the much anticipated 50 Shades Of Grey

    Monday 9th February

    Fred Cooke

    Fred Cooke was in to talk about his upcoming show in Vicar Steet ‘Culchie Slicker’

    Thursday 5th February

    Charles Coyle - General Manager of Tayto Park

    Charles Coyle General manager of Tayto Park on new inverted wooden roller coaster, he’s taking Al on the inaugural ride when it launches!

    Monday 2nd February

    David McSavage

    Ahead of Dublin City Councillors voting on a series of busking by-laws later on this evening, we spoke to comedian David McSavage who has over 20 years experience busking

    Thursday 29th January

    Radio Inspector

    If you though Dr. Ciara from Operation Transformation was bad...

    Tuesday 27th January

    Olly Murs

    We spoke to Olly Murs- well Colm spoke, Al flirted.. about his upcoming Never Been Better Tour. He is one of pop music’s biggest and most loved stars, is to hit the road in 2015 with spectacular arena dates across the UK & Ireland including the Odyssey Arena Belfast on 7 & 8 April and Dublin’s 3Arena on 10, 11, & 12 April.

    Monday 19th January

    Sharon Horgan on new sitcom 'Catastrophe'

    We spoke to Irish actress, writer and comedian Sharon Horgan about her latest programme 'Catastrophe' which aired on Channel 4 last night

    Thursday 15th January

    Oscar nominated 'Song of the Sea' Producer Paul Young

    We spoke to Paul Young from Cartoon Saloon just after hearing the news they have been nominated for an Academy Award!!

    Thursday 8th January

    George Clooney's lineage to Ireland

    We had Professor Richard Coppinger on the phone who claims he discovered Clooney's lineage to Ireland, and he threw a few other big names in the mix too!

    Our 2nd Installment of #middleclassinjuries

    Colm, Al & Susie attempt to voice a trending twitter topic #middleclassinjuries

    Wednesday 7th January

    The Ballad of Copper Face Jacks

    Over 30,000 hits on You Tube in a week, we had Mick Konstantin in to perform the song that's gone viral 'The Ballad of Copper Face Jacks'

    Tuesday 6th January

    Morning Gloryville with Lords Of Strut

    Morning Gloryville is an immersive morning dance experience from for those who dare to start their day in style. We spoke to Cormac from Lords Of Strut, who were involved for the second time in Morning Gloryville

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